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Generosity and the Holidays

At this time of the year, we are inundated with appeals from charitable organizations, requesting our assistance for various philanthropic projects. Sadly, there are many organizations whose main beneficiaries are their own officers and professional fundraising contractors, and therefore it … Continue reading

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Right Conduct

Right conduct is not a socially-defined, restrictive construct, but is rather the willingness and ability to accomplish one’s own purpose, the purpose of others, and great (universal) benefit.   These three purposes are accomplished by giving Dharma (right view), material aid, … Continue reading

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The Root of Prosperity

The root of wealth and prosperity is generosity. We can change our wealth karma by liberally giving voluntarily of what we have. It is a spiritual practice.  Dāna is a Sanskrit term meaning “charity” or “giving” —the practice of generosity, … Continue reading

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